Molefi Ntseki had the pained look of a man who had just been given more bad news than he could stomach for one day as he faced the media on Monday morning.

The Bafana Bafana coach’s voiced quavered a couple of times during the briefing and it was clear he was going through a lot of turmoil. The man had watched fears over the so-called SA variant of Covid-19 come close to obliterating the Bafana squad to face Ghana and Sudan in crucial back-to-back 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in the coming days, and the conundrum he’s facing was clearly taking a huge toll on him...

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